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Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased 800 565 Alfred Ip

While one way of protecting a testator’s assets is to have a Will, there are other steps that can be taken to avoid unauthorised or unfair transfers during their lifetime.

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law 1800 1209 Alfred Ip

A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK 1200 798 Alfred Ip

When planning to relocate from Hong Kong to the UK, it is crucial to avoid unpleasant surprises from the UK tax law system, that could have a significant impact on personal and family wealth.

The Notary Public: A 5,000 Year Old Story!

The Notary Public: A 5,000 Year Old Story! 800 558 Alfred Ip

Exploring the history and development of the Notary Public’s role and how it has advanced into what we know it as today

The Role of a Notary Public in Hong Kong

The Role of a Notary Public in Hong Kong 1920 1080 Alfred Ip

Who can notarise? What notarisation is? When it is necessary? How to complete a notarisation?

Podcast S1E6 | Family: Divorce and Division of the Matrimonial Pot

Podcast S1E6 | Family: Divorce and Division of the Matrimonial Pot 1400 788 Alfred Ip

Alfred Ip and Thelma Kwan on crucial steps of Hong Kong divorce proceedings and split of assets, giving real-life examples and advice on reaching an amicable settlement.

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process 1920 700 Alfred Ip

Margaret Wo and Alfred Ip discuss the essentials of estate planning and probate process in Hong Kong plus some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning? 600 512 Alfred Ip

During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.

COVID-19 and the Potential Long-term Benefits of Electronic Notarization

COVID-19 and the Potential Long-term Benefits of Electronic Notarization 1200 800 Alfred Ip

The implementation of technology-driven procedures has undeniable advantages on the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall notarial practice. How could Hong Kong implement Remote Online Notarizations?

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